Adult literacy programs receive shot in the arm
Adult learners in Courtenay and Campbell River are getting some help to improve their literacy and numeracy skills through projects funded by the Community Adult Literacy Program (CALP). The province has handed over nearly $70,000 to support two projects administered through North Island College.
The Courtenay Community Adult Literacy and Learning Society will receive slightly less than $30,000, while the
“As a former teacher, I know first-hand the connection between literacy and opportunity. These valuable programs will give adults the vital tools they need to set them on a course for success," Comox Valley MLA Don McRae emphasized.
CALP projects are offered in a variety of settings – schools, non-profit organizations, native friendship and community centres – and are supported by volunteers.
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